Category Archives: Career

Life Tetris – Travel Edition.

Two nights ago, I completely lost my shit on Owen after a long day of juggling my schedule to make his day work, yet getting nothing but defiance and attitude from him. I screamed so loudly that my throat hurt … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: At The End Of My Comfort Zone.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I did, in fact, make it out of my basement alive last week when I went to open the fireproof … Continue reading

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New Job.

Before my interview for this new job last Thursday, I told Jeff that there was maybe a 30% chance I’d take it if they offered it, even if they came up and offered me the number I asked for. And … Continue reading

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Would You Rather?

I have an interview for a new position on Thursday. It’s part time, 20 minutes from my house, very flexible hours. It would start in a couple of weeks. No more contracting – I’d be an employee. This job would … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Overwhelmed.

Okay, so my last two posts have made my life seem pretty one-sided. It’s true, there’s a lot of stress and juggling and Life Tetris, and Monday morning was a very low point for me in terms of the juggle. … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: The Tetris Effect.

So I’ve been sitting here for the past 15 minutes, staring at the blank screen, trying to figure out something to write beyond the drumbeat of a voice in my head saying I’m so stressed out, I have a billion … Continue reading

Posted in #MicroblogMonday, Ancient History, Career, Challenges, Deep., Out of My Head | 9 Comments

Trade Offs.

Ahhhh, yes, nothing like Reality to blow your new year resolutions out of the water. I knew, at some level, I was going to have to simplify and let go a lot in order to make my schedule work with … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Challenges, Simplify, Triathlon | 3 Comments

Week One.

It’s Friday, which means I made it through my first week of the new gig. It’s been good AND bad. Mostly good, I think. Hard. Tiring. But good. Because I don’t have a lot of bandwidth to think, and I’m … Continue reading

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So I start my new job on Monday. I am actually looking forward to it, partly. Mostly I am looking forward to the change in work. It’s a new company and REAL accounting work – the kind of accounting I … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Challenges, Milestones, The Beginning | 2 Comments

Last Day.

Yesterday was my last day at my job. It was a fairly stressful day; I was trying to wrap everything up and leave clear documentation for the open items where I was unable to finish, and I didn’t get to … Continue reading

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